Is the World Ending Tomorrow? Man set to "Marry out" 10 of His Children on Same Day; IV Causes Stir

Is the World Ending Tomorrow? Man set to "Marry out" 10 of His Children on Same Day; IV Causes Stir

- An invite to "a mass wedding" in Borno state has been trailed by multiple reactions

- A popular Maiduguri-based Islamic scholar is said to hold wedding fatiha for his 10 children

- Social media users said it will reduce cost for both the celebrants and attendees

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A popular Islamic scholar, Sheykh Dr. Imam Goni Muhammad Ali Gabchiya, has left social media in awe following a wedding invite showing ten of his children about to wed on the same day.

In a post sight by, a social media user identified as Comr Mahmud Muhammad had posted the invite on his Facebook page on Sunday, May 23.

Is World Ending Tomorrow? Reactions as Man set to Marry out 10 of His Children on Same Day
Imam Goni Muhammad Ali Gabchiya is set for the wedding fathia of 10 of his children on the same day, June 5. Credit: Cmr Mamhu Muhammad
Source: Facebook

Muhammad said the "wedding Fatiha" will hold on June 5 at the University of Maiduguri Central Mosque, adding that members of the public are "cordially invited."

"The Family of Sheikh Dr. Imam Goni Muhammad Ali Gabchiya cordially invite you to the wedding fatiha of his children whose names are underlisted below," he posted on Facebook.

He gave the names of the about-to-wed children of the sheykh as as:

Ali Muhammad Ali Gabchiya (Malam Bana), Irbad Muhammad Ali Bin Gabchiya, Muktar Muhammad Ali Gabchiya, Malik Muhammad Ali Gabchiya, and Shafi Ibn Gabchiya Muhammad Ali Gabchiya.

Others are Fatima Muhammad Ali Gabchiya, Zubaidah Muhammad Ali Gabchiya, Busaina Muhammad Ali Gabchiya, Haizuran Muhammad Ali Gabchiya, and Haula Muhammad Ali Gabchiya.

It is understood that Sheikh Gabchiya is a Kanuri man born and brought up in Makkah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

He currently lives in Maiduguri as one of the most respected Islamic scholars in Africa, Linda Ikeji reports.


Nigerians on social media have been reacting to the invite.

Instagram users, Amazing gift, said:

"At least this will reduce cost for both the celebrants and attendees."

IG user, Ogo 10billion also commented:

"With this economy! It’s very necessary... Rice don too cost."

Info247gist wrote:

"How can? Why them dey rush am? Is the world ending tomorrow?"

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In a related story, reported that Babangida Sadiq Adamu, a youth leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), caused a massive buzz and frenzy on social media after tying knots with two different women on the same day.

Adamu married on Saturday, March 7, in Abuja to his beloved women named Malama Maimuna Mahmud and Malama Maryam Muhammad Na'ibi.

The first wedding Fatiha held at Kado Bmiko Juma'at Mosque, beside Kado Bmiko Primary School, 1st Avenue Gwarinpa at 10:00 am, while the second took place at Garki Village Central Mosque, Garki II Abuja at 1:30 pm.


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